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50 Twin Oaks Road, Akron, OH – $6,950,000

  • 7 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 13,997 Sqft
  • 3.29 Acres
  • 7 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 13,997 Sqft
  • 3.29 Acres

Michelle Crissey

Cell: 216-496-0403 | Office: 1-888-974-7253

50 Twin Oaks Road

Neo-Classical French Chateau in the Rubber Capital of the World. In 1926 Harvey S. Firestone, Jr., the son of the founder of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company commissioned nationally known Boston architect Charles R. Greco to build his residence. The interiors of the Firestone estate are studies in chaste refinement and elegance. Mrs. Firestone’s interest in the traditional French decorative arts brought definition to this space. The generous entrance hall, its dramatic staircase delineated by ornamental wrought iron, leads to the principal first-floor rooms, all in the manner of Louis XVI in the style of Versailles. There are exquisite antique marble fireplaces with delicately detailed gilded overmantel mirrors, and richly embellished crown mouldings and architraves. In all, the Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. house exemplifies the very best of period-revival thinking. It must be considered one of Akron’s great residences of any period – significant for its architectural design, the importance of its architect, and its historical association with the Firestone family. The Original estate of 1.9 acres has been expanded to 3.29 acres with 933 ft. frontage on Twin Oaks Road. The main house includes a carriage house with squash court and 2nd floor guest quarters. There are 9 separate gardens with 3 fountains, and includes a 1-acre private arboretum with large pond and waterfall. The gates, exterior, and interior of the house have been fully restored.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #4073111
  • Price$6,950,000
  • Bedrooms7
  • Bathrooms8.00
  • Full Baths6
  • Half Baths2
  • Square Footage13,997
  • Acres3.29
  • Year Built1927
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
  • StyleOther
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address50 Twin Oaks Road
  • AreaNorthwest Akron
  • SubdivisionCity/Akron
  • CityAkron
  • CountySummit
  • StateOH
  • Zip Code44313

Amenities

  • # of Garages4
  • GaragesDetached Garage

Parking

Detached, Electricity, Heated Garage

Interior

  • CoolingCentral Air
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces5
  • # of Stories3

Heating

Forced Air, Gas, Hot Water, Steam, Wood

Exterior

  • RoofSlate
  • ConstructionStone, Stucco

School Information

  • DistrictAkron CSD

Additional Information

  • Date ListedMarch 5th, 2019
  • Days on Market112
  • HOA Fees0.00

Listing Details

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Listing information last updated on August 21st, 2019 at 8:50pm EDT.